Lesbian Literature

Tipping the Velvet
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
The Color Purple
The Miseducation of Cameron Post
The Disappearing L: Erasure of Lesbian Spaces and Culture
The Dark Wife
Annie on My Mind
The Paying Guests
The World Unseen
In Deep Waters: Cruising the Seas
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
Desert of the Heart
Stone Butch Blues
The Female Man by Joanna RussThe Demeter Flower by Shelley SingerThe Wanderground by Sally Miller GearhartPatience & Sarah by Isabel MillerRelatively Norma by Anna Livia
Lesbian Feminist Fiction
98 books — 8 voters

The Safe Sea of Women by Bonnie ZimmermanChloe Plus Olivia by Lillian FadermanThe Apparitional Lesbian by Terry CastleLesbian Texts and Contexts by Karla JaySurpassing the Love of Men by Lillian Faderman
Lesbian Literary Criticism
51 books — 5 voters
Arrows Through Archer by Nash SummersBlank Spaces by Cass LennoxBlock and Strike by Kelly   JensenYou Are Not Me by Leta BlakeJust Drive by L.A. Witt
2017 Rainbow Awards
44 books — 7 voters

Sister Outsider by Audre LordeThe Other Side of Paradise by Staceyann ChinThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerUnder the Udala Trees by Chinelo OkparantaZami by Audre Lorde
Books by Lesbians of Colour
254 books — 32 voters

Nicole Brossard
To write, for a lesbian, is to learn to take down the patriarchal posters in her room. It means learning to live with bare walls for a while. It means learning how not to be afraid of the ghosts which assume the color of the bare wall.
Nicole Brossard, The Aerial Letter

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